Join the 2018 Durban Azure Kubernetes Challenge

Join the 2018 Durban Azure Kubernetes Challenge

Participate in the Durban Azure Kubernetes Challenge, put your Azure and Opensource skills to test and win a prize 


Durban Azure Kubernetes

Living in and around Durban? Here’s an opportunity to network and participate in a challenge facilitated by Microsoft MVPs and the Azure user community in Durban, South Africa. 

The invitation reads out;

“Challenge Yourself against some of the best and put your Azure Skills to the ultimate test in an 8am to 8pm Open-Source Saturday Marathon.

You will be required to Architect, Implement, and Optimize a business application but using only Open-Source technologies and the Kubernetes orchestrator.

You will be split into teams and you will get points for design, security, efficiency as well as the creativity of your application when running in production.

You application will be rigorously exposed to a brutal set of performance requirements and the team with the most points Wins and winning means you get a prize. Still to be disclosed.”

The event takes place October 13th at the Educor Westville Datacenter Auditorium and starts from 8am. To participate in the challenge, you need to have experience with Azure and Open Source technologies. Microsoft MVP Lawrance Reddy said “we are giving away MXChip IoT Azure Certified DevKits and other Microsoft goodies.  

Looking forward to participating? Click to register your attendance and all the best to the various projects that’ll come up. If you know anyone that might be interested, kindly share with them. Merci ?.

Azure Meet Up : Learn how to Design Modern Apps for Azure Datacenters in Africa

Azure Meet Up : Learn how to Design Modern Apps for Azure Datacenters in Africa

Durban Azure User group invites you to a Designing Modern Apps for Azure Datacenters in Africa Meet up

Designing Modern Apps

Join the Azure Transformation Labs meet up geared at getting you ready for Microsoft’s Datacenters in Africa. If you are looking at building cloud based applications this event is for you. Learn how to build modern apps on Azure. The event is hosted and will be led by various Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVP).

The invitation reads; “Join us for the Next Durban Azure User Group Meetup at LCIBS Westville Durban on the 25th July at 6pm.”

“With the excitement and the arrival of the New Azure Datacenters in Africa, Get Ready to transform your old legacy infrastructure & apps into modern, yet simple apps for Africa and the Globe.
Designed for anyone, Azure Transformation Labs (ATL) is a hands-on in-depth learning experience where we get to unleash Azure technologies to solve human problems. Our mission statement as Azure Durban User Group is to become heroes in solving human problems using Azure technologies.

Living in and around Durban, South Africa and want to participate in the meet up? Register for free and plan to be part of this event.

In Durban? Join the Microsoft Build 2017 Viewing Event and Hangout

In Durban? Join the Microsoft Build 2017 Viewing Event and Hangout

Do you live in and around Durban, South Africa and are looking to experience this years Microsoft Build event with fellow enthusiasts?  This is for you!


Microsoft South Africa, IMMEDIA and Microsoft 2017 MVP Pivendren Naik are hosting a viewing event and party for Build 2017.

Microsoft Build 2017 takes place 10th – 12th May 2017 in Seattle, United States but will be livestreamed. The event will feature many developer sessions and highlight the latest Microsoft technologies.

To promote a culture of open learning and engagement, we will be hosting this event at our home, for interested developers and Microsoft enthusiasts to share this experience and discuss monumental breakthroughs and developments with one another as the action unfolds. Come join us for snacks and good conversation! – IMMEDIA

The viewing event will take place 6–8 pm SAST on Thursday 11th of May at The Commons, 73 Richefond Circle, Level 1 eNCA Building, Ridgeside Office Park, Durban, KZN 4321.

The IMMEDIA team will also be in Seattle so there’ll be quite a number of things they’ll see and experience that will be shared at the event.

Pivendren teases there’ll be Pizza and prizes to be won.

The Microsoft Build livestream is a free event but seats are limited. So register and plan to be there.

Click here to register.